Cal Grant Program Manual

Purpose of the Manual

The Cal Grant Program Manual is intended to provide higher education administrators with sufficient program information to successfully administer the Cal Grant program.

This manual describes the Cal Grant programs and outlines operational and eligibility requirements, program application processes, policies and procedures.

This manual is intended to be a useful resource to assist you in administering the Cal Grant program. We welcome your comments and suggestions. Please e-mail us at or call 888-294-0153.

The Commission is currently in the process of updating the Cal Grant Program Manual. During this process administrators should continue to refer to the Commissionís Special Alerts , Operations Memos and Policy Bulletins for current information.